The finish line is almost in sight. Well done to everyone for participating in our challenge raising much needed funds for such a worthy cause for the Kerry Hospice Foundation palliative care unit in Tralee. Lead by our ambassador Niamh who’s strength, determination and indomitable spirit is the greatest example of what our Kilflynn city running group ethos stands for. You can still participate in any way you can, be it walking, running, cycling or yoga. Start the habit now. We are all meeting up at the Crotta Gaa community walkway, Dromakee, Kilflynn on Wednesday 31st January at 6.30p.m to mark the completion of the event everyone is welcome. Hope to see you all there. You can still donate on our dedicated go fund me page on the below link.


Mass Intention for the week in St. Mary’s Church:
On Wednesday 31st January at 10.00a.m Paddy & Kathleen Reynolds, On Friday 2nd February at 10.00 a.m. and on Saturday 3rd February at 6.00 p.m. Mary Fuller, Fahavane, Kilflynn,  Denis Moloney, Pallas, Lixnaw (recently deceased). Presentation of the Lord Friday 2nd February (Candlemas) Blessing of Candles on Friday at 10.00 a.m. Mass in Kilflynn and at 7.30 p.m. Mass in Abbeydorney. Candles will be available for sale at the Masses or from the Parish Office during the week.
Feast of St. Blaise Saturday 3rd February. Blessing of throats after 6.00 p.m. Mass in Kilflynn on Saturday evening and after 10.00 a.m. Mass in Abbeydorney on Sunday 4th February
Abbeydorney Presbytery Phone number has been disconnected. All queries to the Parish Office 066 4018996.
Parish Office can be contacted by phone 066 4018996 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. or by email:
Webcam has been installed in Kilflynn Church – To watch Masses go to – Abbeydorney Parish and click on ‘watch Mass’. Diocesan.


split the bucket kilflynn

The draw for the Kilflynn Community Together “Split the Bucket” took place Saturday 25th November, in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn. The winner of the November draw was Jack Brady, Crotta, Kilflynn. The Bucket total was €202 and the split was €101. Congratulations to Jack.
Thank you all for the great response and support. Christina Hickey, Rea, Kilflynn drew the winning ticket. Funds raised will be used for projects that will benefit and improve Kilflynn. Your support is greatly appreciated. The next draw for the Kilflynn Community Together “Split the Bucket” will take place Saturday, 3rd February in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn @ 10:00pm.
Get your entries in (as many as you like) before Saturday night 26th November! It could be your lucky Night! We have buckets at various businesses around Kilflynn: –Parkers Pub, Herbert’s Bar and Zam Zam Kebab.
The concept of the draw is simple, simply place your €2 into the envelope at the venue, write your name and phone on the envelope and you could possibly ‘split the bucket!’


The Abbeydorney/Kilflynn Active Retired Group social meeting in the Abbeydorney Parish Hall on Wednesday 31st January. Meetings will start at 10.30am. New members are welcome; Enquiries, contact Noreen or Marie at 066 7135831.



Kerry will play Carlow in Round 1 of the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A on Sunday February 4th at 1pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee. wishing the Kerry Senior Hurling Captain Tomás O’Connor and all the team and management the very best of luck this season.


crotta fundraiser 2023

Crotta Hurling Club have agreed to extend the deadline for the €23,000 Giveaway draw until Sunday 17th March 2024. This decision has been taken as sales have unfortunately fell short of our expectations.
We hope to sell more tickets in the coming 2 months, so that we can continue to invest in the Club facilities. So for just €25 you can buy a ticket (or 5 tickets for €100) for their #CrottaChampo draw and be in with a chance of winning one of 10 cash prizes. Main cash prize is €10,000. Get behind your 2023 County Championship winners. Tickets are available at Herbert’s Bar/Village Store, Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn or from Club officers.
Enter our fundraiser here  We would like to thank all those who have purchased tickets to date.


The fourteenth edition of the Kilflynn Chronicle  is available to buy at the usual outlets in Kilflynn, Abbeydorney and Lixnaw, at Ardfert Printing, Woulfe’s Bookshop, Listowel, O’Mahony’s Bookshop, Tralee and Oaklands Daybreak, Oakpark Road, Kellys Six Crosses. Packed with history, sport, poetry and photographs, the magazine is the ideal Christmas present and is priced at €15.


The Crotta hurling club weekly lotto draw was held on Monday night 29th January, at Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn. The Four numbers drawn out of the drum by the independent observer: Graham Harris, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw were 6,10,12 and 15. There was no winner of the 7,800 Jackpot. Congratulations to the following who won €35 in the lucky dip draw: Phil and Keith Hannafin, Leith East, Tralee,  Elizabeth Nicholson, Castletown, Kilflynn and Jeremiah Clifford, Banna South, Ardfert. The next draw will take place in Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday night 5th February  at 10.30p.m with a €7,900 Jackpot.
Tickets available 3 for €5 online visit or this link or Herbert’s Bar/Village Store, Parker’s Pub, Zam Zam Kabab, Foley Shop Lixnaw, Abbeydorney Post Office or from Club ticket sellers. Many thanks to all who contribute to our weekly Club Lotto. The Club cannot emphasise enough the importance of our members promoting the Club Lotto among family, friends, and work colleagues. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

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